Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

6:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 20, 2009



I.             Invocation

II.           Pledge of Allegiance

III.          Call to Order

IV.         Acceptance of the Agenda

V.          Proclamation presented to JCPenney for their work with Senior Services

VI.         Financial Services

A.  Public Hearing for the purpose of approving modifications to a Lease-Purchase Agreement to reallocate a portion of the property subject to such contracts from Recreation Improvements at North Mt. Carmel Park to Recreation Improvements at Jonesboro Road Park (Presenter: Mike Bush, Finance Director)(Exhibit #8)


A.  Resolution requesting authorization to execute Settlement Closing Statements (Presenter: Roque Romero, Interim Transportation Project Director)(Exhibit #9)

B.  Resolution requesting award of a bid for the construction of intersection improvements for SR 81 at Bethany Road (Presenter: Roque Romero, Interim Transportation Project Director)(Exhibit #10)

VIII.     Social Services

A.  Resolution requesting approval of a Lease Agreement with the Henry County Soccer Association for use of the soccer fields at North Mount Carmel Park (Presenter: Tim Coley, Director of Parks and Recreation)(Handout #1)



IX.         Planning and Zoning Services

A.  Public Hearing for the purpose of adopting the annual update to the Short Term Work Program and Capital Improvements Element (Presenter: Stacey Jordan, Planner II)(Exhibit #11)

B.  Modification Request MC-09-03

Downeast Builders of Conyers, GA requests a modification to zoning conditions for property located on the north side of Jonesboro Road, just north of Farmer Drive in Land Lot108 of the 6th District (Holly Ridge Subdivision). The property is located within Commission District 2. (Presenter: Ray Gibson, Director of Planning and Zoning)(Exhibit #12)

C.  Rezoning Request RZ-09-07

North Henry Baptist Church, Inc. of Stockbridge, GA requests a rezoning from RA (Residential-Agricultural) to C-2 (General Commercial) for property located on the southwest corner of Old Conyers Road and Flat Rock Road in Land Lot 96 of the 12th District. The request is for a retail/commercial development. (Presenter: Ray Gibson, Director of Planning and Zoning)(Exhibit #13)

X.          A request for approval of a Joint Parameters Resolution authorizing issuance of Henry County and Henry County Water and Sewerage Authority Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2009 (Presenter: Tom Owens, Vice President of Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc.)(This item was tabled at the October 19th meeting)(Exhibit #1)

XI.         Approval of the September 8th, 14th, 15th and 30th minutes

XII.       County Manager Comments

XIII.     County Attorney Comments

XIV.    Public Comments Citizens are allowed to voice county related concerns, opinions, etc., that are not listed on the agenda, during this portion of the meeting. (All persons wishing to speak for public comment must sign in with the County Clerk prior to the beginning of the meeting. You must sign your name, address and specific topic you wish to speak about or you will not be recognized. You will be able to address the Board for five (5) minutes.)

XV.      Upcoming Meetings

1.   Thursday, October 22nd at 11:00 a.m. a Joint Meeting with the Henry County Water and Sewerage Authority. The meeting will be held at the Tussahaw Water Treatment Plant located at 199 Preservation Drive, Jackson, Georgia.

2.   Monday, November 2nd at 9:00 a.m. a Workshop Meeting and Tuesday, November 3rd at 9:00 a.m. a Regular Board Meeting.

3.   Monday, November 16th at 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, November 17th at 6:30 p.m. are Regular Board Meetings.

XVI.    Executive Session

XVII.   Reconvene

XVIII. Approval of an affidavit and resolution pertaining to executive session

XIX.    Adjournment